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Teaching Excellence Awards

Showcasing the outstanding impact of individuals and teams who teach or support learning in UK higher education

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) showcase the outstanding impact of individuals and teams who teach or support learning in UK higher education, recognising their success and providing a platform to share the learning from their practice. Advance HE member institutions benefit from free access to these awards.

 

NTFS has been running since 2000 with more than 860 NTFs, over 80 institutions continually engaged. NTFS is seen as the “pinnacle of reward and recognition in teaching and learning”

– 2018 Office for Students report, Austin et al

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme
Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS)

The National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) Scheme celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education.

The award has been running since 2000 and there are now over 860 National Teaching Fellows, with up to 55 individuals receiving the award each year. On gaining the award, fellows play an ongoing role in enhancing teaching and learning within their institution, the HE sector and further afield.

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Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

The Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning. Introduced in 2016, the scheme highlights the key role of teamwork in higher education.

The award begin in 2016 and has so far recognised 45 teams across UK HE.
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